This is a blog I have set up to share information about GP training with trainees. It might be or interest to trainers and fellow GP colleagues also.
I have been a trainee. Sometimes you just don’t find the answer you’re looking for about how to get things done. Sometimes you just need a snippet of information rather than a whole essay. Sometimes you’re just thinking ‘how do I explain this to a patient’.
I’m going to try and help! This is new for me, and I’m going to figure out what to add in as I go along. That’s where I need my readers’ help and interaction – If you give me ideas, based on what will help you I will shape this to meet your needs!
I’m an associate trainer, and I do weekly tutorials with my trainees’. I will take some inspiration from what they suggest as topics, and share some of these with you too.
I also hope it’s a place for support – if you work with me and use the comments section to share ideas, tips and thoughts, it develops a network of trainees beyond your local area potentially.
The only thing I wont be doing, and I really don’t want you to do, is put anything that is patient specific on here. Any ‘cases’ I use for learning will be ones that are made up. They will be those patients that make the ‘perfect’ CSA case, or ones that allow us to consider and practice our communication skills. They are often the brainchild of active imagination that I bring to role-plays – I do have an A* in GCSE drama don’t you know!!